Mosquitoes and the diseases they spread images

Which mosquitoes spread which diseases?

There are around 3,500 species of mosquito on the planet, and many are vectors of disease. These images outline the four stages of a mosquito’s life cycle before moving on to explore some of the most dangerous mosquito species and the infections they spread.

Image research and captions by Rob Reddick and Natalie Hunter.


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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Epidemics’ in February 2016.

Ecology and environment, Health, infection and disease
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development